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Application to Extend or Change Nonimmigrant Status. This form is used by some nonimmigrants to request extensions of stay or changes from one nonimmigrant category to another nonimmigrant category.

Filing Instructions for V Nonimmigrant Status. These instructions are used by persons seeking V nonimmigrant status while in the United States or extension of V status.

Interagency Record of individual Requesting Change/Adjustment to or from A or G Status. This form is used to apply for dependent employment authorization as an eligible A-1, A-2, G-1, G-3, G-4, or NATO dependent; or applying for a change or adjustment of status to, or from, A or G status.

Application for Asylum. This form is used to apply for asylum in the United States and for withholding of removal (formerly called "withholding of deportation").

Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative. This form is to classify an alien orphan who either is, or will be, adopted by a U.S. citizen as an immediate relative of the U.S. citizen to allow the child to enter the U.S. The petition is filed by the U.S. citizen who is adopting the child.

Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition. To speed part of the processing for an orphan petition relating to the petitioner before an orphan (who will be adopted by the U.S. citizen filing the application) is located.

Application for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability. For an alien who is ineligible to enter the United States to apply for a waiver of excludability.

Application By Refugee For Waiver of Grounds of Excludability. For a refugee who has been found inadmissable to the United States for reasons such as felony conviction or health conditions to apply for a waiver of such inadmissability on grounds of humanitarian reasons, family unity or national interest.

Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement. For certain exchange workers ( J-1 and J-2 visas) and their families to apply for a waiver of the requirement that they reside outside the United States for at least two years prior to returning or leaving the United States.

Health and Human Services Statistical Data for Refugee/Asylee Adjusting Status. This form is used to provide statistical data to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding refugees or asylees who wish to adjust to immigrant status in the United States.

Canadian Border Boat Landing Permit.

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